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... missed it coming up. Once we finally got on the coast highway, the signage was pretty good and we didn't have issues from there to the hotel. On the way to the hotel, we stopped at the Rio Tarcoles Bridge and went out for a walk. The reason we did this stop was because this is the area you can see tons of alligators just chilling on various patches of dirt in the river below. After hanging out and watching the alligators, we continued our drive to our Hotel: Hotel Punta Leona. ...
... stories about how God has used him and Dena to eventually get Hogar de Vida off the ground. What a journey! And we've only heard a small part of it.
I came into this trip with a bit of anxiety, but it has turned out to be much different than expected! This place is a real sanctuary - a stronghold for God! It's still early in our time here, but I already know it's going to be hard to leave.
... wasn't too successful. Seems like I was a little early or a little late. But it was good to be in the surf again in warm water.
We decided not to walk through the state park because it was 1/2 hour walk there and back and two of our party walk with a cane and it seemed like not the best use of our hour there. It did mean that we didn't get to see the white faced monkeys. We saw a couple in a tree along the road.
... more difficult.
2- It's unrelentingly hot and humid here. Much of Asia was hot and humid but Costa Rica seems to be in another zone. Restaurants offer sweating and non-sweating sections. Part of our struggle is due to the many physical activities we're doing here- even the locals look at us with a sympathy usually reserved for wounded puppies when we schedule our tennis games from 1-2pm. Part is due to a complete lack of wind- I didn't think it was ...
... always, we came to make a difference in the lives of the people and children at Hogar de Vida. And we did that! But the great surprise was what God did in us as individuals and how He bonded us together as a group of men. It's an experience you can't put a price on. It's an experience that we will never forget.
We head back to Wisconsin tomorrow. Thanks to all of you who have prayed for and supported us. Blessings to you and buenos noches. ...